noun, plural trol·leys.
verb (used with or without object), trol·leyed, trol·ley·ing.
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Idioms for trolley
- in a confused mental state.
- insane: He's been off his trolley for years, but his family refuses to have him committed.
Origin of trolley
Example sentences from the Web for trolley
Here men were pouring cement into holes among the foundations of an iron frame, while suspended trollies clanged across the wires.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
I want also two little trollies, just to hold a tin jug and some tin cups hung round, with one oil-lamp to keep the jug hot.My War Experiences in Two Continents|Sarah Macnaughtan
That, combined with all the shouting and clatter of trollies, etc., rather racking in the small hours.Letters to Helen|Keith Henderson
Notice, they never push things on trollies, as our men do; they always carry everything slung on a bamboo.Round the Wonderful World|G. E. Mitton
Our booty was enormous, and consisted of two hundred heavily-laden waggons, and eleven or twelve water-carts and trollies.Three Years' War|Christiaan Rudolf de Wet
British Dictionary definitions for trolley
- mentally confused or disorganized
Word Origin for trolley
Idioms and Phrases with trolley
see off one's head (trolley).